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Breakthrough Listen follow-up of the reported transient signal observed at the Arecibo Telescope in the direction of Ross 128

  • J. Emilio Enriquez (a1), Andrew Siemion (a1) (a2) (a3), Ryan Dana (a1), Steve Croft (a1), Abel Méndez (a4), Andrew Xu (a1), David DeBoer (a1), Vishal Gajjar (a5), Greg Hellbourg (a1), Howard Isaacson (a1), Matt Lebofsky (a1), David H. E. MacMahon (a1), Danny C. Price (a1) (a6), Dan Werthimer (a5) and Jorge Zuluaga (a7)...

We undertook observations with the Green Bank Telescope, simultaneously with the 300 m telescope in Arecibo, as a follow-up of a possible flare of radio emission from Ross 128. We report here the non-detections from the GBT observations in C band (4–8 GHz), as well as non-detections in archival data at L band (1.1–1.9 GHz). We suggest that a likely scenario is that the emission comes from one or more satellites passing through the same region of the sky.

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